Horses sleeping while standing

Last evening over at the dinner in Turf Club, me and Carol spotted a horse in the stable and walked over after our visit to the toilet and the smell was horrid so we strolled back quickly to the dinner table.
Then she wondered if the horse like dogs and cats lie on their back sideways to catch their sleep.
I only know to answer that horse sleep standing up but behind the explaination, I do not know.

Its interesting, yeah horses do sleep standing up! And not be tired.
Imagine if God actually made us standing sleeping,…

Horses sleeping standing:-

The answer lies in a system of tendons and ligaments that work together with the knee cap. Animal experts call this the “stay apparatus.” It’s a pretty clever design, really. At any time, a horse needs only to relax the muscles on his front legs, and the stay apparatus will kick in. For the back legs, a horse must rotate its hips to activate the built-in locking mechanism.

Of course, the horse can sleep lying down if it so chooses, but God has designed this magnificent animal to get forty winks on four legs.

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